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that would have been prevented if the former worked in partnership with the local police department (Williams 48). The Central Intelligence Agency is another bureau that can be tasked to identify and prosecute these terrorists. It is a tactical group that is keen on investigating and executing the criminals before they commit any crimes.
c.How detection and apprehension of “lone assassins” represent a challenge to both the government and Intelligence OfficersDealing with an individual radical has proven to be the problematic part of the counterterrorism act. According to Pantucci et al. (1), lone terrorists are difficult to apprehend by the DHS because they act via isolation. The former operates without any guidance, communication, or association with a broader group, thus avoiding any interruption or detection. These terrorists are also not influenced by any group executive decision process or group dynamics that could hinder their creativity. Therefore, the assassins can freely formulate a plan and its execution independently because the former are responsible for their actions. Additionally, it is difficult to detect and prevent any crimes organized by lone radicals since the latter are identified by intelligence officers once a criminal activity has been committed in the state (Barnes 1615). The lone assassins motivate other young individuals who share the same ideologies to copy some of their tactics. For example, Breivik’s and Unabomber’s antics are still a source of reference for many people around the globe (Bakker and De Graaf 46). However, detection is still impossible because these terrorists are distinctive, such that their motivations entail a wide range of influences within the society. The various displays of expression do not provide a pattern that is beneficial to intelligence agencies.